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Karl Strauss Amber - Karl Strauss Brewing Company

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77
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168 Ratings
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Ratings: 168
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 15.62%
Wants: 4
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Karl Strauss Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-26-2002

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2.83/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Wow, that's bad. Very cloying, malty, mess. Reminds me of a beer that's been in the sun for far too long.

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2.88/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Photo of loubar
3.93/5  rDev +18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle from BevMo. Malt forward beers like this typically don’t get as much respect. But I found this to be a tasty, rich tasting amber with faint, yet distinct, woody and earthy flavors and little hop bitterness. A very smooth exemplary lager and very drinkable. I’m ready for another.

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3.68/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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3/5  rDev -9.9%

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1.96/5  rDev -41.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of SensorySupernova
4.1/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance: Crystal clear reddish-brown with a low white head.

Smell: Faint malts.

Taste: Very sweet caramel malts. Slight fruity taste, like grapes. Some very mild bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Clean and creamy.

Overall: Nice and easy-drinking, with enough complexity to not get boring. One of those beers that can be enjoyed by beer noobs and vets.

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3/5  rDev -9.9%

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3.52/5  rDev +5.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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2.8/5  rDev -15.9%

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3/5  rDev -9.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -24.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of AlexBassBerger
3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Made Me want to have another :-)

Photo of jjh19
4.5/5  rDev +35.1%

Appearance: A rich reddish, amber color. Decent foamy head.

Smell: I got toasty and bready notes in the nose.

Taste: A ton of caramel and toffee malt sweetness. Not that this tastes like a sugar bomb cider or anything. Just a nice refreshing change of pace from San Di-Hop-o IIIIIIIPAs. First sip to last gulp, I’m a fan of this Amber ale.

Mouthfeel: Medium body, straight down the middle.

Drinkability: Definitely a recommendation and on my go-to list for easy drinking beers.

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3/5  rDev -9.9%

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Karl Strauss Amber from Karl Strauss Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 168 ratings.